Member Stories

Feb. 8 – Feb. 14
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

In South Florida, the first anniversary of the Parkland shooting led reporters’ coverage this week. WLRN’s Jessica Bakeman reports on a year of activism and grief for one survivor of the shooting.

Florida’s new Republican governor, Ron DeSantis, announced plans to have a grand jury investigate possible wrongdoing by Broward County schools, report Skyler Swisher, Scott Travis and Megan O’Matz for the South Florida Sun Sentinel.

In nearby Palm Beach County, the number of guns found in schools has spiked since the Parkland shooting a year ago, report Andrew Marra and Olivia Hitchcock for the Palm Beach Post.

For Education Week, Stephen Sawchuk asks, ‘What is the future of the extraordinary youth activism #neveragain unleashed in 2018?’

WAMU’s Jenny Abamu explores why, unlike most states, D.C. does not require charter schools to have open meetings, public records and public vendor contracts.

For PRI’s The World, Zaidee Stavely explores how a teacher in California helps students teach each other their home languages.

More than $9 million in financial aid funds have not been distributed to Argosy University students, and it’s not clear where the money is, reports Rachel Leingang for the Arizona Republic.

For the Saint Cloud Times, Jenny Berg and Jordyn Brown explore how a shortage of substitute teachers in Minnesota is affecting students and educators.

Years after the state took over a failing Indiana school, there’s growing optimism it will have a rebirth, reports Eric Weddle for WFYI.

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